The placing of a dead body in a tomb; interment: the entombment of Christ
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- He was also one of the first American paleontologists to draw attention to taphonomic processes: the environments of death, decay, burial, and entombment.
- The town's cemetery is packed to overflowing, and unless families can pay the requisite sum for eternal entombment, bodies are evicted after five years.
- The solution is entombment in the deep sediments of abyssal plains in the oceans that now cover 71 percent of the planet.